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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Inspired!

November 28th, 2012|

In our latest Inspired! post, we pick out 3 webfinds that have made us say: “By jove, that’s rather spiffing”….or words to that effect.

This commercial was directed by Hans Emanuel for nail polish brand, O.P.I. in which he has created a stunning ‘dance-off’ between a horse and 4 dancers. All set to the track Down […]

How Social Music Tools Can Build Your Brand

November 26th, 2012|

Sharing feels good. And the tidal wave of digital connectivity that is social media means we can now do a lot more of it. Without it, many wonders of the modern world would have remained behind closed doors… skateboarding hamsters, pieces of toast that resemble Maggie Thatcher, Gangnam style. But now thanks to Facebook, Spotify, […]

Why Doesn’t MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?

November 23rd, 2012|

This is the question asked by Natalie Jones, a concerned viewer in her mid-20s and MTV’s response was: ‘F**k That’.  So sketch comedy duo Brian Firenzi and Maria Carmen decided to dramatise the exchange, as he plays faux MTV exec ripping into Natalie and her generation, blaming them for the downfall.

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Getting Creative With Music Data

November 22nd, 2012|

Here at Soundlounge we love viewing data/statistics/numbers (anything else that’s remotely boring) in the most visually interesting way possible. Therefore, we have developed a love for infographics because to put it simply, they’re cool. We’ve gathered a few music related infographics featuring the music of James Bond, 50 years of the Rolling Stones, the key […]

Designer Record Labels

November 12th, 2012|

Are brands the new record labels? It’s a question that’s been raised by journalists, advertisers and musicians over the last few years and it’s easy to see why. This autumn, Yamaha launched Yamaha Entertainment Group – a start-up record label aimed at ‘growing the brand’ and making it ‘as recognisable as Coca Cola or McDonalds’. […]

Top 5 Christmas Adverts

November 9th, 2012|

There’s no better way to kick off the Holiday season than with a list of our Top 5 Christmas Adverts thus far (in no particular order). Make sure to check them out!

John Lewis – The Journey

Debenhams – Christmas Made Fabulous

Barclaycard – Toys

Waitrose – Giving More This Christmas

Matalan – Christmas

Favorite Worst Feedback

November 7th, 2012|

Ireland’s Ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more have transformed their favorite worst feedback from clients into a variety of entertaining A3 posters.

The work will be exhibited at The Little Green Café, Bar and Gallery from November 2nd-7th. The A3 prints cost €10 each and will aid the Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

For more information […]

Inspired!

November 7th, 2012|

For our latest Inspired! post, we’ve got 3 music-related webfinds for your pleasure and hopefully inspiration… First up is Sony Music Timeline, a graphic installation documenting the company’s 125 year musical history at their Derry Street offices. The Installation features nearly 1000 names of artists signed to Sony Music and its affiliated labels from the […]

Sound Branding Help For Obama At The Polls

November 6th, 2012|

As Obama’s campaign trail reaches it’s final moments, the employment of artists such as Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen and Katy Perry has been to literally sing the praises of the US president. This may cause niggle of discomfort from the more cynical among us – can politics and music really mix? The Obama camp would say, […]

The Sound Of Toys

November 6th, 2012|

Crash, bang, boing, fizz, whack; the sound of words can be very effective in communicating the meaning. They can instinctively conjure striking images of actions, objects and even more abstract ideas; luxury for example has a sense of quality about it. Onomatopoeia is something that we all learned about in school but could this communicative […]